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Tag: equipment and technology

Show traffic was steady outside the Las Vegas Convention Center on the opening day of ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020. Photo: P&Q Staff

Who’s planning ConExpo-Con/Agg press conferences

September 7, 2022By

P&Q’s editors will traverse the Las Vegas Convention Center next March as they cover the latest equipment and technology for aggregate producers.

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From left: Vulcan Materials Co.'s Nick Compton visited with Hinkle Contracting Co.'s Barry Adkins and Forrest Shelton during a break at Technology Demonstration Day in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo: P&Q Staff

Blasting community together once again

December 15, 2021By

Technology Demonstration Day returned for the first time in two years, presenting opportunities for blasters to keep up with evolving tech ahead of the Kentucky Blasting Conference.

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Fine control of lubrication oil flow on the SS-2000 enables operators to adjust the oil flow to the hammer under all conditions. Photo: Soosan America

Soosan introduces DTH drill

November 11, 2020By

The SS-2000 is the newest DTH (down-the-hole) drill in the Rock Commander line from Soosan America.

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Cavex 2 hydroyclones are now available. Photo: P&Q Staff

Weir Minerals brings hydrocyclone to market

November 5, 2020By

The Cavex 2 introduces a step change in performance and sustainability, Weir says, offering water and energy savings.

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An aerial view of Washington Rock Quarries' Kapowsin Quarry. Photo: Jonathan Hart

What ‘Made in America’ means to one aggregate producer

September 22, 2020By

Jonathan Hart, vice president at Washington Rock Quarries, offers his two cents on this hot-button topic that’s taken center stage on presidential campaign trail.

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Take Pit & Quarry’s ‘Made in the USA’ survey

August 12, 2020By

The magazine’s editors are preparing a feature article on the concept of “Made in the USA,” and they want your feedback.

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Headshot: Frank Squires

P&Q Hall of Fame inductee Squires retiring

July 1, 2020By

Superior Industries’ Frank Squires, enshrined in the Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame in 2018, is calling it a career after serving the aggregate industry for more than a half-century.

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An aerial view of Washington Rock Quarries' Kapowsin Quarry. Photo: Jonathan Hart

P&Q Profile: Washington Rock Quarries’ Jonathan Hart

April 14, 2020By

A conversation with the vice president of the Washington state company, exploring family businesses, ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 and much more.

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The new Leopard DI650i DTH drill rig at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020. Photo: P&Q Staff

Reducing drill maintenance to new minimums

April 7, 2020By

As seen at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020, equipment manufacturers are simplifying drill rig design to the benefit of quarry maintenance operations.

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